The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term Games in IT jobs advertised for the Harrow region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Games over the 3 months to 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our General category for the Harrow region.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Gaming
Rank 12 8 2
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -6
Permanent jobs citing Games 18 15 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Harrow 15.93% 20.83% 28.32%
As % of the General category 31.58% 50.00% 46.38%
Number of salaries quoted 10 11 21
Average salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.05% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,950 £31,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £58,500 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
General Category
Harrow
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
57 30 69
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Harrow 50.44% 41.67% 61.06%
Number of salaries quoted 38 19 56
Average salary £52,500 £45,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £42,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £58,500 £55,750 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+1.19% -1.17%
Games
London

Games
Jobs Demand Trend in Harrow

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Games across the Harrow region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Games Jobs Demand Trend in Harrow

Games
Salary Trend in Harrow

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Games across the Harrow region.

Games Salary Trend in Harrow

Games
Salary Histogram in Harrow

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Games across the Harrow region over the 3 months to 17 April 2014.

Games Salary Histogram in Harrow

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Harrow

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT jobs across the Harrow region citing Games also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Games.

1 14 (56.00%) Retail
2 12 (48.00%) Windows
3 11 (44.00%) .NET
4 10 (40.00%) Change Management
4 10 (40.00%) Scrum
5 9 (36.00%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (36.00%) Subversion
5 9 (36.00%) JIRA
5 9 (36.00%) Confluence
6 8 (32.00%) C#
6 8 (32.00%) VB
6 8 (32.00%) Microsoft
6 8 (32.00%) EPoS
6 8 (32.00%) Service Delivery
6 8 (32.00%) User Stories
7 7 (28.00%) PHP
7 7 (28.00%) SQL Server
7 7 (28.00%) Data Protection
8 6 (24.00%) StyleCop
8 6 (24.00%) ReSharper
8 6 (24.00%) WCF
8 6 (24.00%) WPF
8 6 (24.00%) Time Management
8 6 (24.00%) Degree
8 6 (24.00%) Management Information System
8 6 (24.00%) Visual Studio
8 6 (24.00%) C++
8 6 (24.00%) ITIL
8 6 (24.00%) MS Excel
8 6 (24.00%) FxCop

Games
Top Related IT Skills in Harrow by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT jobs across the Harrow region citing Games also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Games. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 9 (36.00%) Confluence
2 3 (12.00%) Apache
3 2 (8.00%) Tomcat
3 2 (8.00%) IIS
Applications
1 6 (24.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.00%) LDAP
1 1 (4.00%) DHCP
1 1 (4.00%) DNS
1 1 (4.00%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (28.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (12.00%) MySQL
3 2 (8.00%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (4.00%) DB2
4 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 9 (36.00%) Subversion
1 9 (36.00%) JIRA
2 6 (24.00%) ReSharper
2 6 (24.00%) Visual Studio
2 6 (24.00%) FxCop
2 6 (24.00%) StyleCop
2 6 (24.00%) Jenkins
3 2 (8.00%) MSBuild
3 2 (8.00%) NUnit
4 1 (4.00%) Cucumber
4 1 (4.00%) FitNesse
4 1 (4.00%) Git (software)
General
1 14 (56.00%) Retail
2 1 (4.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (4.00%) Finance
2 1 (4.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (24.00%) Technical Leader
2 4 (16.00%) Analyst
2 4 (16.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (12.00%) Design Engineer
3 3 (12.00%) Linux Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Systems Support
4 2 (8.00%) Support Analyst
4 2 (8.00%) Release Manager
4 2 (8.00%) Systems Support Analyst
4 2 (8.00%) Systems Analyst
4 2 (8.00%) Project Manager
4 2 (8.00%) Junior
5 1 (4.00%) Developer
5 1 (4.00%) Business Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) Tester
5 1 (4.00%) Development Manager
5 1 (4.00%) Test Manager
5 1 (4.00%) Test Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) Communications Manager
5 1 (4.00%) Transition Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (44.00%) .NET
2 6 (24.00%) WCF
2 6 (24.00%) WPF
3 2 (8.00%) CSS
4 1 (4.00%) SOAP
4 1 (4.00%) Web Services
4 1 (4.00%) XML
4 1 (4.00%) MSMQ
4 1 (4.00%) ActiveMQ
4 1 (4.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (32.00%) EPoS
2 6 (24.00%) Management Information System
3 3 (12.00%) Online Games
4 2 (8.00%) Clustering
5 1 (4.00%) Open Source
5 1 (4.00%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 12 (48.00%) Windows
2 5 (20.00%) Linux
2 5 (20.00%) UNIX
3 2 (8.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (40.00%) Change Management
1 10 (40.00%) Scrum
2 9 (36.00%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (32.00%) Service Delivery
3 8 (32.00%) User Stories
4 7 (28.00%) Data Protection
5 6 (24.00%) ITIL
5 6 (24.00%) Time Management
6 5 (20.00%) Project Management
7 3 (12.00%) Configuration Management
7 3 (12.00%) Supplier Management
7 3 (12.00%) High Availability
8 2 (8.00%) Transition Management
8 2 (8.00%) Root Cause Analysis
8 2 (8.00%) Capacity Management
8 2 (8.00%) Kanban
8 2 (8.00%) Release Management
8 2 (8.00%) Unit Testing
8 2 (8.00%) Test Management
8 2 (8.00%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 8 (32.00%) C#
1 8 (32.00%) VB
2 7 (28.00%) PHP
3 6 (24.00%) C++
4 4 (16.00%) SQL
5 3 (12.00%) JavaScript
6 2 (8.00%) Perl
6 2 (8.00%) T-SQL
7 1 (4.00%) Ruby
7 1 (4.00%) Bash Shell
7 1 (4.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 6 (24.00%) Degree
2 3 (12.00%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (8.00%) RHCE
4 1 (4.00%) PMI Certification
4 1 (4.00%) IIBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (16.00%) QA
2 1 (4.00%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (8.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (8.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 4 (16.00%) NetBackup
2 3 (12.00%) Puppet
3 2 (8.00%) Red Hat Satellite
3 2 (8.00%) Cobbler
4 1 (4.00%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 8 (32.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (16.00%) TIBCO
3 2 (8.00%) Symantec
3 2 (8.00%) VMware
3 2 (8.00%) NetScout
3 2 (8.00%) SolarWinds
3 2 (8.00%) Veritas
3 2 (8.00%) Red Hat
4 1 (4.00%) Avaya
4 1 (4.00%) Oracle
4 1 (4.00%) JBoss
4 1 (4.00%) Cisco
4 1 (4.00%) IBM
4 1 (4.00%) F5